Open Internet Explorer 7
Under Tools menu choose Internet Options
Click the Security tab
Click the Custom Level button to open the Active X settings
Under ActiveX controls and plug-ins the settings should be:
Automatic prompting for ActiveX controls: Enable
Binary and script behaviors: Enable
Download signed ActiveX controls: Prompt
Download unsigned ActiveX controls: Prompt
Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked safe: Prompt
Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins: Enable
Script ActiveX controls marked safe for scripting: Enable
Under Downloads the settings should be:
Automatic prompting for file downloads: Enable
File Download: Enable
Click Ok to close the window.
You may get a warning that you are changing security settings. Click Yes to close that window.
Click Ok on the Internet Options to close it.
Close all browser windows and re-launch Internet Explorer.
Thanks to UB for this information.